Definition of replica
- a replica of this was painted … this year
- —Constance Strachey
- DNA makes a replica of itself
- sailed a replica of the Viking ship
- this faithful, pathetic replica of a Midwestern suburb
- —G. F. Kennan
We toured a replica of the ship.
It's an authentic replica of an ancient Greek urn.
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: an exact or very close copy of something
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investment of mental or emotional energy
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